HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
Wirksworth Town Council was very sad to learn of the death of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh on Friday 9th April 2021, our thoughts are with Her Majesty the Queen and the Royal family.
A period of National Mourning has been declared until the day of the funeral – Saturday 17 April at 3pm, https://www.royal.uk/funeral-duke-edinburgh-0
The Union flag at the Wirksworth Town Hall is flying at half mast as a remark of respect, and will continue to do so until the day following the funeral (Sunday 18 April)
Book of Condolence
Due to the pandemic it isn’t currently possible to open physical books of condolence, however an online Book of Condolence is now available at https://www.royal.uk/condolence
There is no official arrangement for giving donations in memory of The Duke of Edinburgh.
However members of the public who wish to make a donation as a tribute to His Royal Highness are encouraged to give to a charity of their choosing or one of the charities or organisations which The Duke of Edinburgh supported in his public duties.
Over the course of his life, The Duke of Edinburgh was patron or president of some 992 organisations, with special interests in scientific and technological research and development, industry, the welfare of young people, conservation and the environment and the encouragement of sport.
Taken from the Royal family website:- https://www.royal.uk/donations